Rams Receive At-Large Bid; Draw UNE in First Round of NCAA's

2008-09 FSC Men's Basketball
2008-09 FSC Men's Basketball

Rams Receive At-Large Bid; Draw UNE in First Round of Tourney

Host Site: Rhode Island College - March 6th and 7th

Farmingdale State (24-3) vs. University of New England (24-4)
Rhode Island College (23-5) vs. MIT (20-8)

Tickets: $6 for general admission; $3 for student

Farmingdale, N.Y. - Receiving an at-large bid to the 2009 Division III NCAA Championship, the Rams have drawn the University of New England in the First Round, making their third trip to the NCAA Tournament in four years. The game will be played at Rhode Island College on Friday, March 6th, game time is 8:00 p.m.

NCAA Division III 2009 Men's Basketball Championship Bracket

After falling to St. Joseph's on a final second free throw, 69-68, on Saturday night in the Skyline Finals, Farmingdale State (24-3) received an at-large bid and will make their second consecutive trip to the NCAA's. The Rams will face UNE, located in Biddeford, Maine, who earned their first-ever bid after defeating Colby-Sawyer College, 90-79, in Saturday's The Commonwealth Coast Conference final.

The host institution, Rhode Island College, will be taking on MIT in the other First Round game. Rhode Island received an at-large bid after falling to UMass Dartmouth, 62-53, in the Little East Finals, while MIT defeated Springfield College, 76-50, in the NEWMAC Championship game to earn the automatic bid.

The winner of both games will tip-off on Saturday, March 7th at 7:00 p.m. at Rhode Island College.